Fergal McAlinden

Fergal McAlinden

Fergal McAlinden is North America news editor at Mortgage Professional America and Canadian Mortgage Professional, where he reports on the US and Canadian mortgage and housing markets. Fergal joined the company in 2021, and previously worked as a reporter for a B2B industry publication in Toronto and in various freelance roles. He holds a First-Class Honours degree in Journalism.

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How can borrowers overcome mounting affordability hurdles?

Purchasing a home isn't getting any easier for scores of hopeful buyers

How can borrowers overcome mounting affordability hurdles?

Is the US housing market turning a corner?

Applications are up and rates are down

Is the US housing market turning a corner?

Commercial lending: What's the latest outlook?

Refinancing opportunities growing for non-bank lenders, says executive

Commercial lending: What's the latest outlook?

MAA issues 'call to action' on trigger leads bill

Organization urges members to contact Senators

MAA issues 'call to action' on trigger leads bill

How serious is America's housing supply crisis?

The inventory outlook is rosier in certain markets than elsewhere

How serious is America's housing supply crisis?

US single-family housing starts fall

Pace of construction slows in June

US single-family housing starts fall

Homeowners' insurance: How big a problem is it nationally?

Surging premiums are causing woe for homeowners – and that's impacting the mortgage industry

Homeowners' insurance: How big a problem is it nationally?

Mortgage interest tax deductions – are they helping?

Deducting mortgage interest paid on tax returns is now a meaningful option for many borrowers

Mortgage interest tax deductions – are they helping?

US inflation cools for third straight month

Is the door opening for a rate cut?

US inflation cools for third straight month

As the US labor market normalizes, what’s the Fed's next move?

Powell remarks "good news" for housing market, suggests Fannie Mae chief economist

As the US labor market normalizes, what’s the Fed's next move?